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[04/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Partners with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) for Awareness PSA
The PSA reminds the public that because of you, there is a St. Jude and no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.

[03/26/14 - 01:13 PM]
TV Land Announces Live Commercials During Live Season Premieres of "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man"
The cast of "Hot in Cleveland" will take part in an ad for Toyota and Niecy Nash of "The Soul Man" will do the same for Bush Brothers.

[03/25/14 - 02:37 PM]
TV Land Brings the Live Experience to New Platforms with LiveFromTVLand.com
Users can watch from their mobile device or desktop computer as four cameras reveal what really goes on minutes before the show begins and during commercial breaks.

[03/25/14 - 02:03 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Adds Guest Stars Martin Lawrence and B.o.B to Live Season Premiere, Wednesday March 26th at 10:30PM ET/PT
Previously announced guest stars include Brandy Norwood and Betty White, who will cross over to "The Soul Man" following the live episode of "Hot in Cleveland."

[03/13/14 - 02:54 PM]
TV Land, BET and Centric to Simulcast Live Season Premiere of TV Land's "The Soul Man" on Wednesday, March 26th
Fans can live tweet along with all three networks using the hashtag #SOULMANLive.

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[01/23/14 - 02:45 PM]
TV Land Announces One-Hour Sitcom Event on March 26th When "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" Premiere with Live Episodes
"We shoot in front of a live studio audience every week, but nothing is more exciting than working without a net," said Larry W. Jones.

[01/09/14 - 12:59 PM]
The "45th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced
BET and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 19 and 16 nominations respectively, followed by ABC with 15 nominations and HBO with 13 nominations.

[12/04/13 - 12:44 PM]
TV Land Renews "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash, for Third Season
"We're so proud to have this show in our portfolio of sitcoms," said Larry W. Jones.

[10/30/13 - 11:56 AM]
Cedric "The Entertainer" Invites Celebrity Friends to Play "Millionaire" for Charity, November 4 - 8
Boris Kodjoe, Brad Garrett, Josh Malina and Niecy Nash are all slated to participate in the week-long stunt.

[10/07/13 - 12:10 PM]
TV Land Inks Script Deal with Electus' Ben Silverman and Writer Jon Sherman
The script revolves around a 30-something woman as she navigates the executive ranks among her old-school male counterparts while her 20-something male assistant tries to make it amid his female-dominated peers.

[08/23/13 - 05:53 PM]
TV Land Nixes "Happily Divorced" After Two Seasons
The news marks only the second scripted cancellation by the cable channel to date.

[07/01/13 - 07:07 PM]
Special "Insider Editions" of "Hot in Cleveland," "The Exes" and "The Soul Man" Will Air Wednesday, July 3rd
The episodes will feature pop-ups with behind-the-scenes knowledge, factoids about the cast and more!

[06/27/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 27
Updates include: Scott Speedman joins HBO's "Open"; ABC keeps "Middle Age Rage" alive; and Brian Austin Green named regular on FX's "Anger Management."

[05/28/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 28
Updates include: Melissa Leo cast in FOX's "Wayward Pines"; Mariska Hargitay back for season 15 of "Law & Order: SVU"; and Warren Kole to recur on USA's "White Collar."

[05/02/13 - 11:08 AM]
TV Land Reveals All-Star Summer Line-Up Starting June 19th
"Hot in Cleveland," "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" to air back-to-back-to-back beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/29/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig to star in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; ABC greenlights "Sing Your Face Off"; and Starz opens writers' room for "Outlander."

[04/17/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 17
Updates include: MSN eyes "Heroes" revival for Xbox; unaired "Don't Trust the B----" to be released online; and Tania Raymonde cast as Jodi Arias for Lifetime movie.

[03/20/13 - 06:32 AM]
Comedian and Actor Cedric "The Entertainer" Named New Host of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
Cedric replaces Meredith Vieira, who launched the weekday version of the game show in 2002 and remained host for 11 seasons, through 2013.

[02/22/13 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Names Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Jane Lynch as Host of New Game Show Series "Hollywood Game Night" from Producer Sean Hayes
The eight-episode series "brings both players and viewers into the exclusive world of Hollywood royalty as celebrities gather for a fun, pop-culture based game night."

[01/05/13 - 11:01 AM]
TV Land at TCA: Larry W. Jones on Pilot Slate, Summer Schedule
"Hot in Cleveland," "The Exes" and "The Soul Man" will all air back-to-back this summer.

[12/18/12 - 11:14 AM]
NBC Announces Bold New Game Show Series from Emmy-Winning Actor/Producer Sean Hayes That Brings Contestants Inside Exclusive Celebrity World in "Hollywood Game Night"
Hazy Mills Productions, Mission Control Media and Universal Television are behind the eight-episode series.

[12/13/12 - 10:47 PM]
TV Land Makes "Retired at 35" First Scripted Cancellation
The news comes on the heels of today's renewals of "The Soul Man" and "The Exes."

[12/13/12 - 11:58 AM]
TV Land Expands Original Programming Agenda and Picks Up Second Season of "The Soul Man" and Third Season of "The Exes"
Plus: Yvette Lee Bowser is joining "The Soul Man" this season as showrunner and executive producer.

[12/11/12 - 01:13 PM]
The "44th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced - Two-Hour Special Airs Live Friday, February 1 on NBC
Anthony Anderson, Niecy Nash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Garcelle Beauvais, Tyler James Williams, and Zendaya announced the categories and nominees.

[11/13/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 13
Updates include: TV extends "The Soul Man," "The Exes"; Josh Duhamel to develop drama at ABC; and Phil Klemmer to import "The Tomorrow People" at The CW.

[10/08/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 8
Updates include: ABC asks for three more "The Neighbors" scripts; drama "The Last Stand" gets pilot order at NBC, as does comedy "Joe & Joe & Jane."

[08/13/12 - 04:51 PM]
Zach Braff to Guest Star on TV Land's Hit Sitcom "The Exes" with Former "Scrubs" Co-Star Donald Faison
He'll play Chuck Feeney, a professional tennis player client of Phil's (Faison), in the August 29 episode.

[07/16/12 - 03:17 PM]
TV Land Ships "Retired at 35" to Wednesdays at 11:00/10:00c
The struggling comedy had been airing on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/21/12 - 03:43 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Is a Hit: Second Highest Rated Series Debut in Network's History
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/19/12 - 12:30 PM]
Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Earns Highest Rated Premiere of the Series With Over 1.7 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/11/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 11
Updates include: Tim Doyle in, Alexandra Krosney out on ABC's "Last Man Standing"; Ashley Tisdale to guest on FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and Joseph Fiennes is in talks to join "American Horror Story."

[05/24/12 - 04:32 PM]
Anthony Anderson, Tamar Braxton, Trina Braxton, Kim Coles, Robert Forster and Sherri Shepherd to Guest Star on TV Land's "The Soul Man"
The Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash-led comedy premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 01:14 PM]
TV Land Brings the Heat With a Summer Line-Up Full of Funniest Stars and Sitcoms
Highlights include the network premiere of "That '70s Show" on Friday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
TV Land Greenlights Pilots for Two New Sitcoms
Among the pair: "I'm Not Dead Yet," a single-camera comedy based on the Israeli format "Zanzuri."

[05/09/12 - 08:11 AM]
TV Land Announces a Brand New Look Reflecting the Channel's Evolution
Plus: the new season of "Retired at 35" will open up a second night of comedy on Tuesday, June 26.

[04/27/12 - 10:52 PM]
TV Land Begins Production on "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash
The "Hot in Cleveland" spin-off premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c followed by the return of "The Exes."

[02/23/12 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 23
Updates include: Scott Foley to play "The Goodwin Games" at FOX; Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez set as "Devious Maids" on ABC; and Aimee Teegarden to lead The CW's "Selection."

[02/02/12 - 10:50 AM]
TV Land Picks Up Original Sitcom "The Exes" for Second Season
Season two will premiere in June along with new series "Have Faith."

[01/14/12 - 10:01 AM]
TV Land Picks Up New Series "Have Faith" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash to Premiere June 2012
Plus: "Hot in Cleveland" has also been greenlit by the network for a 24-episode fourth season.

[11/11/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 11
Updates include: Paul Bettany in talks for Showtime's "Masters of Sex"; Netflix, Lionsgate to team for "Orange Is the New Black"; and quartet set for AMC's "How to Cheat on Your Wife."

[11/01/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 1
Updates include: FOX cancels "In the Flow With Affion Crockett"; Niecy Nash joins Cedric the Entertainer's TV Land pilot; and Summer Glau, Daryl Mitchell bound for TNT's "Scent of the Missing."

[10/03/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 3
Updates include: Syfy eyes "Adjustment Bureau" TV series; Mitch Hurtwitz plans small screen return for "Arrested Development"; and Silvio Horta is latest to tackle FOX's "Texts from Last Night."

[08/18/11 - 11:54 AM]
Cedric the Entertainer Guest Stars in An All-New "Hot in Cleveland" This Wednesday 8/24 at 10PM on TV Land and Chats Live on TVLand.com!
Said installment will serve as a backdoor pilot to a potential Cedric the Entertainer-led spin-off.

[04/18/11 - 12:29 PM]
TV Land Cooks Up "Hot In Cleveland" Spin-Off With Cedric the Entertainer
He'll play a minister who finds himself involved in the four ladies' latest humorous adventures.

[04/11/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 11
Updates include: CMT cancels "Working Class"; Cedric the Entertainer to star in potential "Hot in Cleveland" spin-off; and "Desperate Housewives" leads on track for season eight.







SOUL MAN, THE (TV LAND)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/20/12 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its third season on 5/14/14; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from TV Land's press release, January 2014) TV Land announced today a LIVE television event: one hilarious hour with two LIVE back-to-back season premieres of original sitcoms - "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man." "Hot in Cleveland" will go LIVE on Wednesday, March 26th at 10pm ET, and "The Soul Man" will follow at 10:30pm ET. "The Soul Man," a spin-off of "Hot in Cleveland," stars Cedric "The Entertainer" as Reverend Boyce Ballentine, a character that originated as Elka Ostrovsky's (Betty White, "Hot in Cleveland") pastor. Their characters will again cross over into each other's worlds during the live shows. The West Coast will get the live-to-tape versions beginning at 10pm PT. "The Soul Man" follows R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine (Cedric) after he relocated from Las Vegas to St. Louis with his wife Lolli (Niecy Nash). While learning to adjust to their new humble life, they have plenty of obstacles in their way. One of these is Boyce's brother Stamps (Wesley Jonathan), who seems to have taken up permanent residence in their house - and that's only made worse when Stamps sparks a new relationship with Lolli's sister (Kellee Stewart).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cedric the Entertainer as Boyce
· Jazz Raycole
· John Beasley
· Niecy Nash as Lolli
· Wesley Jonathan
CREW INFORMATION:
· ??? as DIR (Pilot)
· Cedric the Entertainer as CRTR/EP
· Eric Rhone as EP
· Keith Cox as EP (TV Land)
· Larry W. Jones as EP (TV Land)
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Suzanne Martin as CRTR/EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Hazy Mills Productions